Careers

We delight in bringing great books from around the world to readers and are always on the lookout for new, talented people to build our company through many and varied roles. If you would like a career in publishing we hope you consider Random House.

Random House is one of the world’s largest general trade book publishers. It is a division of Bertelsmann, one of the foremost media companies in the world. Random House New Zealand offers an enormous range of opportunities in editorial, sales, marketing, finance, technology and other areas. If you are looking for a career in publishing, we hope you find what you’re looking for on this page. But if you don’t, please help us to improve by contacting us admin@randomhouse.co.nz.

Careers FAQ's

How do I apply for a job at Random House New Zealand?

Employment opportunities at Random House New Zealand are advertised online including via our Twitter and Facebook pages, on seek.co.nz and the Publishers Association of New Zealand website. If you would like to submit your resume for our consideration please send to our human resources department, the contact details are listed below. 

Do you hire editorial freelancers, graphic designers or illustrators?

Random House New Zealand is always interested to hear from experienced freelance editors and proof-readers and from graphic designers and illustrators. Please send a covering letter, your CV, and — in the case of illustrators and designers — some recent examples of your work to editor@randomhouse.co.nz


If you wish to post them then please send it to

Editorial Assistant
Random House NZ
Private Bag 102950
North Shore Mail Centre
Auckland 0745
New Zealand

Do you take interns or work experience students?

Random House New Zealand provides opportunities for people to undertake unpaid work experience placements in a variety of publishing functions such as Publishing, Editorial, Publicity and Marketing. Work experience will enable you to learn about how the organisation and its different departments work. You will have the chance to develop and practice your publishing skills and talk to people within the industry and gather advice and contacts. All this will enable you to make more informed career choices about whether this is the right industry for you. Work experience here is an excellent way to get your foot on the publishing career ladder if you are interested in working in the industry.


If you are interested in an internship or work experience with Random House New Zealand, please send your CV, with a cover letter to admin@randomhouse.co.nz.

Unfortunately due to the high number of applications we receive we are unable to reply to every applicant individually.